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Word: forte

Definition: strong point or special talent in a person's character

Sentences Containing 'forte'

A full orchestral version of the theme, played at a "forte" dynamic leads into a more lyrical piano line.
After four years in Seattle, Baker was traded to the Boston Celtics with Shammond Williams for Kenny Anderson, Vitaly Potapenko and Joseph Forte.
After this, the darker second theme returns in E minor, this time "sempre forte brioso", meaning "always loud and spirited".
Although Anuradha has significantly cutback in singing for films, she has continued on with her popularity for singing devotional songs and creating devotional albums, which remains her forte.
And though deceased, in the 1623 Division of Land, White received five acres (akers) “lyeth behind the forte to the little ponde.” (lying behind the fort to the little pond).
During this time, Wagner was also involved in the development of the UK internet service provision market funding the development of UK Internet Service provider Easynet and pioneering internet access through television by developing technology within MAID that was licensed to hotel groups Forte and Granada.
For many years the company was owned by Forte Group.
His career points, career average, career field goals achieved in 1965 surpassed Tony Lavelli (1949), Chet Forte (1957) and Ernie Beck (1953), respectively.
In February 2012, Tamara Lowe and Brian Forte returned the remaining Get Motivated assets and stopped operating seminars under the Get Motivated trademark.
Later, composers such as Edu Lobo and Egberto Gismonti contributed a great deal to the Brazilian jazz repertoire, with tunes like "Casa Forte", "Frevo Rasgado" and "Loro".
On the other, until his 50s, he was not hesitant to take advantage of his prowess as a dancer, and even occasionally took on roles that called for some singing, although by all accounts (including his own) this was not his forte.
Over a period of four months, Peter Lowe and Joe Johnson coordinated efforts to stop Tamara Lowe and Brian Forte from operating seminars under the Get Motivated trademark and Take Action Media, LLC.
Salisbury’s great forte was in his painting of over forty large canvases of historical and national events, a field in which he was virtually unchallenged until 1951.
She sings mainly ghazals and her forte, Kafis, a solo genre accompanied by percussion and harmonium, using a repertoire of songs by Sufi poets.
The elements of music that comprise expression include dynamic indications, forte or piano, phrasing, differing qualities of timbre and articulation, color, intensity, energy and excitement all at the service of the composer's intention as best perceived by the performer.
The film also stars Eli Wallach (as ABC-Television president Leonard Goldenson), John Heard (as ABC Sports chief Roone Arledge), Nick Turturro (as "Monday Night Football" director Chet Forte) and Jay Thomas (as National Football League commissioner Pete Rozelle).
The hotel later became known as the Forte Crest Sheffield and the Posthouse Sheffield.
The Patriots amassed their highest rushing yardage of the year as Don Calhoun (177 yards), Andy Johnson, and Ike Forte ground up 332 yards on the ground.
The Province of Lucca has direct access to the Tyrrhenian Sea through municipalities and sea places like Torre del Lago, Viareggio, and Forte dei Marmi.
Their father printed and produced a series of children’s activity packs called" Peter’s Pyramids" for Posthouse Forte and asked them to create a storybook for one of the packs.
This mark set the record for most points ever scored by a freshman in a game in ACC history and for the most points scored in the Dean Smith Center (the previous high had been 38 points by Joseph Forte in 2000 vs. Tulsa).
Two HS-2Ls were used in attempt to bomb the rebel held Forte de Copacabana during the 1922 . Many were used in Canada as the first bush plane.
was divisive between the Lowes; Peter welcomed the bid, whereas Tamara and her brother, Brian Forte, who was the Senior Vice President at Get Motivated Seminars LLC, launched their own efforts to thwart the bid and buy out Peter.
When Peter refused to sell the company to Tamara Lowe and Brian Forte, they formed a competing seminar company called Take Action Media, LLC.
With the takeover of Trust Houses Group Ltd by Forte Holdings in 1970 the building came under the ownership of Trust House Forte.

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